Posted - 24 Oct 2018
Location - UK, FRANCE AND THE CARIBBEAN
We are seeking a top-level candidate to manage multiple properties in UK, France and the Caribbean.
You will be working in close association with the Principals to execute their vision for each property. The role will oversee the management of a portfolio of residential properties as well as various associated construction and renovation projects, ensuring the Principals’ wishes are being realised at each property, and all projects are successfully managed and executed on time, within budget and according to set requirements.
Lead a team of staff across all properties and manage numerous contractors and vendors to ensure that all construction, restoration, project budgets and schedules, service levels, maintenance and improvements are achieved efficiently.
Ensure that the day-to-day operations of each property are well organised, efficiently run and impeccably maintained.
Travel will be required to supervise all locations.Flexibility is required, as you must be on call to handle potential emergencies at all locations at any hour.
Approve staff expenses in accordance with established budgets (payroll, petty-cash, etc).
Set service standards for the property management and household staff.
Responsibility of the Estate Manager to meet with vendors and negotiate contracts and technical maintenance to ensure good value for the employer.
Maintenance of all technical and mechanical systems such as, but not limited to: A/C, solar-, irrigation-, security-, automation systems, water & waste water treatment, vehicles & other potential equipment that might exist.
Schedule and conduct detailed inspections throughout projects & after each trade has completed its project tasks (before payment will be authorised).
Candidates should have excellent experience with a keen attention to detail, able to switch focus at a moment’s notice, and be dedicated to their job and their employer.Absolute confidentiality and discretion with private and business dealings of the family.
French language would be an advantage, but not essential.
To start ASAP
Home location of the candidate can be the UK or France, accommodation assistance.
Salary is negotiable depending on the level of experience.
Ref: EHS #2271